Starting Friday, April 15, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will extend services to the Strip District’s Pittsburgh Public Market as part of the ‘Libraries in Your Neighborhood Community & School’ initiative.
It will give customers easy access to comprehensive library services during the weekend on their trips to the Strip. Customers will be able to borrow materials from an on-site collection of materials, register for a library card, pick up or drop off library materials and access the Internet and online library catalog from an express computer hub.
As a part of its National Library Week celebration (April 10-17), the Library will host several grand opening weekend activities:
Friday, April 15 / 10 am
Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting
Friday, April 15 / 12 pm – 12:30 pm
30 Books in 30 Minutes
Librarians will share 30 great titles in just 30 minutes.
Friday, April 15 / 5 pm
Timbeleza is a Brazilian percussion ensemble based out of Pittsburgh, PA that has been performing since 2005. Their
goal is to expose people to samba as well as invigorate the community with music and performance.
Saturday, April 16 / 9 – 11:30 am
Drop-In Story Telling
Storytellers will intrigue and inspire audiences with their stories for young and old.
Sunday, April 17 / 12 – 2 pm
Staff will demonstrate how to use the Library’s downloadable services with eReaders and MP3 players.
For additional Library events at the Pittsburgh Public Market call 412.622.3114 or please visit the Carnegie Library website, the Pittsburgh Public Market website, or the Neighbors in the Strip website.